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The Buddha, Karma, and Rebirth

Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths. What can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
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The Buddha, Karma, and Rebirth

Postby twelph » Sun Sep 02, 2012 9:19 am


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Re: The Buddha, Karma, and Rebirth

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Sep 02, 2012 1:25 pm

is very helpful on understanding this difficult but central topic, and how to avoid Inappropriate Questions.

See also, the Mahāsi Sayādaw's

I find the wave analogy useful to — kammic energy is transmitted, neither mind nor matter nor any "soul" transmigrate to another existence. The transfer of a flame from one medium to another is also a useful analogy.
• • • • (Upasampadā: 24th June, 1979)


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